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YOU WILL MEET–
Greg Hunter. Test pilot–happy only when his life hung in the balance.
Tom Hunter. A pioneer–his frontier was hidden in test tubes.
Johnny Coombs. A prospector–he returned from the asteroids too soon.
Merrill Tawney. An industrialist–he sought plunder even beyond the stars.
Major Briarton. A government man–his creed was law and order.